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17 Mint Chocolate Stout - Perennial Artisan Ales

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17 Mint Chocolate Stout17 Mint Chocolate Stout

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very good

360 Ratings
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Ratings: 360
Reviews: 41
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 10.74%
Wants: 54
Gots: 62 | FT: 12
Brewed by:
Perennial Artisan Ales visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  9.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: birchstick on 03-24-2012)
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

warnerry, Apr 27, 2013
Photo of Vonerichs
4.06/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The color is a dark brown that lightens up quite a bit on the surface and edges. The head is dense and cinnamon colored.

Ha. It smells just like mint chocolate chip. The mint is a green fresh leaf smell. There's not a lot of depth, but let's call it for what it is.

The mint is a little overpowering in the flavor, but its still a damn good beer even if it is a little gimmicky. Mint and chocolate flavors with a light roast.

Mouthfeel is smooth, heavy, light carbonation.

I can see this as a highly polarizing beer. If you like mint and chocolate then give it a try. If not, pass.

Vonerichs, Apr 27, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

auggie, Apr 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Beerontwowheels, Apr 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

Doodler, Apr 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

mendvicdog, Apr 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Retail1LO, Apr 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

LSMroz, Apr 23, 2013
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

jaylib, Apr 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

mkennedy119, Apr 21, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

mvdillman, Apr 21, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -29.7%

jmccullough108, Apr 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

ystazi, Apr 20, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

readbaron, Apr 18, 2013
Photo of xnicknj
4.21/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

on tap at bainbridge barrel house

Inky black pour with a voluminous toasted graham colored head. Thick retention which takes a spell to settle down, leaving patchy coats of lacing on the glass.

Mint chocolate chip ice cream - seriously. Touches of milk sugar, cream, semisweet chocolates and a dash of boozy warmth.

Minty, sweet and warm right up front. As if someone just did a fresh chiffonade of mint leaves right into the brew, tempered by heavy roasted malts, dark sweetness, cream and chocolates. Warm in the finish with lingering mint.

Heavier body, decent carbonation, chewy and sticky on the tongue. This one is pretty simple - if you enjoy mint chocolate chip ice cream (which happens to be my fiancees favorite), you will most likely love this beer. If not, I can easily see the mint overpowering your senses in a not so pleasant sort of way.

xnicknj, Apr 16, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

Drock325, Apr 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

mobius387, Apr 14, 2013
Photo of shand
4.56/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to redbird!

Perennial 17 pours black with a large mocha head. The aroma is nice, it's got the usual imperial stout roastiness and chocolate flavors, but with a very nice mint note on top. I'm a mint and chocolate kind of guy, so I'm very much enjoying this. The taste is very nice - it offers a herbal mint that sits over strong roast malts and coffee flavors. As I sip more, i become more accustomed to the mint flavor, which melds very well with the stout base. I can't say I've had another mint chocolate stout to compare this to, but it's tasty as hell. The mouthfeel is on the full side of medium, and the drinkability is exceptional. Overall, Perennial 17 is a tasty as hell stout. I'm really happy with the mint flavor, it makes drinking the whole bottle a much easier task than it would have been.

shand, Apr 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

tim28, Apr 07, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

spants, Apr 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

jaminjohnson, Apr 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

RandyKemka, Feb 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

Goobastic, Feb 16, 2013
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3/5  rDev -23.3%

evilcatfish, Dec 29, 2012
17 Mint Chocolate Stout from Perennial Artisan Ales
88 out of 100 based on 360 ratings.